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A guide to London which provides an introduction to the history of the city's great monuments, and also describes its varied central districts, as well as places further afield, such as Greenwich, Kew, Hampstead, Syon House, Osterley House, and Karl Marx's burial place.

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London by Michael Hall

This guide to London provides an introduction to the history of the city's great monuments, and also describes the many varied districts at the centre of this vast, diverse capital, from the City and the Inns of Court to Covent Garden, Bloomsbury, Kensington, Chelsea and Knightsbridge, explaining how they evolved and what happens there today. Individual chapters deal with the Thames, royal London and the city's parks and gardens, taking the reader beyond the usual tourist itineraries. There is also a gazetteer of places to visit outside the centre, from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and the aristocratic palaces of Syon and Osterley, to the grandeur of Greenwich, the delights of Hampstead, and the burial place of Karl Marx.

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Table of Contents

The City; the river; the Tower; Westminster; royal London; parks and gardens; the West End; Bloomsbury and Holborn; Covent Garden; Soho and Fitzrovia; legal London; Chelsea; Kensington and Knightsbridge; places of interest near Central London.

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London by Michael Hall
Michael Hall
Pevensey Heritage Guides
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David & Charles
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